Lupus LA

Patient Leader

Lupus LA is a non-profit health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and a cure for lupus while providing support, services and hope to all who suffer from lupus. We raise funds to support our 3 core areas of focus: medical research, patient services, and awareness and advocacy initiatives. Lupus LA provides a number of patient services to the lupus community in the greater Los Angeles area, including: Monthly support groups for adults and pediatrics Doctor referrals Emergency grants Patient education and resources Newly-diagnosed patient guide Patient Conferences While lupus is widespread, awareness and accurate knowledge about it are lacking. Research shows that although 1.5 million people in the U.S. have lupus, nearly two-thirds of the public knows little or nothing about the disease. In fact, more Americans have lupus than AIDS, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, sickle-cell anemia and cystic fibrosis, making it one of this country’s most prevalent medical problems. In Los Angeles County alone, there are over 60,000 people suffering from lupus. Every life touched by lupus reveals a unique and important story. At Lupus LA, we are bringing these powerful stories to the forefront of lupus awareness in order to shine a light on this invisible illness.

Location

Beverly Hills, CA

Nominations

Best Team Performance
Lupus LA

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